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Athens, or Athina in Greek, is the capital and most important city in Greece. It is one of the most important cities of the Ancient World, the birthplace of the Western civilization. The climate in Athens is subtropical Mediterranean. It has mild and wet winters and extremely hot summers. The ideal period to visit Athens is in spring or autumn.
The most important airport in Greece is Athens International Airport of Eleftherios Venizelos. The airport welcomes flights from all over the world operated by airline companies such as US airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada, Aegean Airlines, KLM, Vueling, Norwegian Airlines, British Airways, Croatian Airlines, Air China, Air Malta, Egypt Air, Easyjet, Transavia or Swiss.
The airport has several bus lines that arrive to the bus stations of Kifissos, Rafina, Lavrio, Kalyvia, Piraeus, Keratea and Lionson. You can use a taxi to get to the city or also use a hire car. There are five main car rental companies in Athens airport: Sixt, National Car Rental/ Alamo, Hertz, Budget and Avis. Car hire in Athens airport is a good option because it is inexpensive and more comfortable than using public transports.
You will find countless landmarks and things to do in Athens. The epicenter of the city is the Syntagma Square, where you can see the Parliament. You should not miss The Parthenon at the Acropolis, the neighbourhood of Metaxourgeio, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Gate, the Kerameikos, the tower of the winds, the Ancient Agora, the Lycabethus Hill and the Panathinaiko Stadium.
Regarding the means of transport, Greece has poor rail service. There are two main lines: one which connects Athens with Thessaloniki and other line to the Pelopponese. The main port is Piraecus. The port is regularly used by ferries and cruises. Special taxi and shuttle bus services are available from the port to the city.